There are many reasons why increasing women’s interest and retention in STEM careers is a huge focus for today’s society. This article points out yet another detriment to having STEM fields dominated by men: the issue of allocation of resources. “What we think of as “science problems” affect everyone—children, women, and men. However, what science decides to solve and for whom things are designed have a lot to do with who’s doing the scientific inquiry.” Research has shown that women tend to endorse higher communal goals whereas men tend to endorse greater agentic goals at work. Thus, these goals influence the type of scientific research that being conducted. Read more of this article to get a snapshot of how the current research topics are expected to shift as more women join and influence STEM fields.